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Writing: Getting Started
Do you already have a story floating around in your head just waiting to be told? Or do you want to be a writer, but have no idea of what to write about?
I Have a Question for You
What would you like to know about in the world of writing and publishing?
Book Review: Coven Mitt – Book 2 in the Widow’s Bay Series
"I wasn't sure about this plan. Not in the slightest bit. But here I was, sitting around the cauldron with my freshly minted coven."
‘How to be Original in Your Story’
Would you like to know how to be original in your story? I have the post for you! Today, I share with you a post by fellow LinkedIn member Scott McConnell, where he shares his tips with you. Thank you Scott for allowing me to share this great post.
How To Master Setting In Your Novel
“In our visual world of cinema and photography, setting often takes a back seat in novels. But even when constructed through words, visuals are a powerful story element."
Launching Into Scenes with Action
"All great novels and stories start out with a mere idea. Maybe it’s a large idea that spans centuries and crosses continents, like Patrick Rothfuss’s first book in The Kingkiller Chronicles series, The Name of the Wind; or maybe it’s magic realism manifest into stories, like Aimee Bender’s books. No matter how grand or ordinary, strange or beguiling your idea, you must take it through an alchemical process that transforms it into a story. How do you do that?"
Maximize Your Setting: Bringing Locations, Eras and Worlds to Life on the Page
“When the reader can feel as if they are physically in your story’s setting, they will be more inclined to let themselves experience what the characters are seeing and hearing. Here, author Curt Eriksen offers considerations for bringing the locations and eras in your fiction to life."
Novel Writing: 10 Questions You Need to Ask Your Characters
"The most important part of your novel is the part that will never been seen by the reader. It’s the part that’s just for you. It’s the part that only you know. Well, you and your character, that is."
5 Excellent Tips on Writing Women’s Fiction
I didn’t think of myself as a women’s fiction author, yet I realized that I almost always wrote about women, often despairing over a bad relationship with a husband, boyfriend, or parent.